|If any of these seem familiar to you, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship.|
The Power & Control diagram is a particularly helpful tool in understanding the overall pattern of abusive and violent behaviors, which are used by a batterer to establish and maintain control over his partner. They are less easily identified, yet firmly establish a pattern of intimidation and control in the relationship.
Violence of any kind can get overwhelming to overcome. Know that as a victim there are resources available to keep you and your family safe.
For detailed information on services in your area follow the link to The National Domestic Violence Hotline or call 1800.799.7233 (SAFE) or 1800.787.3224 TTY